CSIR-UGC NET Examination (CSIR-UGC NET) Eligibility Criteria - 15th December 2019 (Download PDF)


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From Dec 2019, the National Testing Agency will conduct the CSIR NET Exam in online mode only. The CSIR NET Dec 2019 Exam will be held on 15 Dec 2019. Candidates who want to appear in this exam now can check the important dates.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian National
  • Education Qualification: Candidates should have M. Sc. or equivalent degree/Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55 % marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50 % for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.
  • Candidates enrolled for M. Sc. or having completed 10 + 2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of application form, are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award.
  • Such candidates will have to submit the attestation form duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.
  • B. Sc. (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55 % marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates; 50 % marks for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years.
  • Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS).
  • The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991 with at least 50 % marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.
  • Age Limit & Relaxation: For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01st January 2019 {upper age limit may be relax able up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD) / female applicants and 03 years in case of OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) applicants}.

For Lectureship (NET): No upper age limit

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- Published/Last Modified on: August 31, 2019


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